Nick Keyser

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Nick Keyser

Post by nickkeyser » Tue Sep 24, 2013 1:43 pm

NAME: Nick Keyser
LOCATION: Petersfield, Hampshire
AGE: 25
STARTED COMPETING: 2006
RSSOC CLASS: Modified Production

CAR: SS1 1600

CAR HISTORY: 76' Reliant Kitten > 98' Pug 306 1.9TDi > 99' Audi A4 1.9TDi > 00' Audi A4 2.8 Quattro > 54' Alfa 156 2.4JTD 20v > 02' Audi S8 4.2 Quattro > 52' Golf 1.9GT TDi > 99' Audi A4 1.8T Quattro Avant and of course, a Reliant Scimitar SS1 1600.

MODS: The car is still being built after some extensive modifications for the 2009 season which have taken a little longer...
Engine: 1600 CVH, Twin Weber 40 DCNF's, CVH33 cam, HD valve springs, Vernier cam pulley, 'Stage 3' big valve head, 4-2-1 tubular exhaust manifold, Magnacore plug leads. Circa 120-130hp.

Electrical: Totally rewired removing all lights, electric windows etc. Digital dash display.

Chassis: 6 point roll cage. 3.92:1 Ford viscous LSD.

Bodywork: Craig Hughes light weight lift off nose cone & bonnet, single skin boot lid, hard top and doors. Plastic windows.

Suspension: Front - Inboard AVO coilovers, poly bushes, chevette ARB, rose jointed ARB links. Rear - AVO Coilovers, rose jointed ARB links.

BEST TIME AT CURBOROUGH: DOUBLE LAP: 67.06 secs

ACHIEVEMENTS: Never won a pot or award, but hope to change that all next season!

THANKS: Huge thanks to Dad for helping in the garage and 'pit crewing', My wife Em, for being very tolerating of all this, my brother Jim, for letting me use his car from time to time, Craig Hughes for a lot of advice and parts, the SSSC, its members & the marshalls for organising events and sharing advice.


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